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David, a Belgian learner, shares how he was able to use edX courses to assist his colleagues and supplement his own work. You could call me a lifetime learner. I started working after I earned my Bachelor’s degree in finance and insurance. A few years later, following a career change, I started to take evening courses to get a Master’s degree in commercial science. After receiving the degree, I decided...

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Paul Reiners Chaska, MN | Age 55 My edX story started back in 1979. It was my senior year of high school. I took the ACT and scored 36 in Math and 35 Composite. However, for complicated reasons, I underperformed at school and didn’t apply to any good colleges, much less any excellent colleges. I’ve always regretted the fact that I did not go to...

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Using edX Certificate to Improve my Resume
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Christina Fong, a 24 year old student from Canada recently shared with us how the course Digital Branding and Engagement from CurtinX helped her learn a new skill and makes her resume shine. I was looking for free online courses related to public relations and business and, thankfully, found edX.  I was quite intrigued by the content and knew I made the right choice when I enrolled in Digital Branding and Engagement.   I enrolled in the Digital...

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Paul Hundal, a 59-year-old lawyer from Vancouver, reached out to us recently to share his achievement of earning 100 edX certificates and how taking edX courses helped him not only develop professionally as a lawyer, but also fulfilled his desire for lifelong learning. I have always been a lifelong learner and an information junkie. As the internet developed, it was a great source of information....

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Vina: Using edX To Teach Students
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Vina Fitriani, a 36-year-old high school teacher from Indonesia reached out to share how edX courses helped her become a better learner, teacher and deliver knowledge to her students.  I teach several subjects (Math, Biology, Computer Science, and Entrepreneurship). Entrepreneurship is a kind of an extracurricular that is taught after school. It’s a new thing for me and for Indonesian schools, meaning if it’s working,...

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